Birth Place Matching "Penang, Malaysia" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

31 names.

1. Simon Russell Beale

Actor | The Death of Stalin

Simon Russell Beale is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed talents in British theatre.

He spent his early years abroad as his father was Surgeon General to the British Army (his mother is also a doctor), but aged 8 was relocated to England and became a pupil at St Paul's Cathedral ...

2. Pik Sen Lim

Actress | Mind Your Language

Pik-Sen Lim was born to Chinese parents in Penang, Malaysia. She came to London at the age of sixteen to learn drama. Her big break came in 1964 when she appeared in the long-running hospital drama series Emergency-Ward 10 (1957) where she was cast as the first Chinese nurse on British television. ...

3. Glynn Edwards

Actor | Zulu

Avuncular character actor Glynn Edwards became best known to TV audiences as the gullible bartender Dave who presided over Arthur Daley's favourite watering hole in Minder (1979). He was born in Malaya the son of a rubber planter and brought up by his grandparents in Portsmouth. He started acting ...

4. Jill Bennett

Actress | For Your Eyes Only

Jill Bennett was born on December 24, 1931 in Penang, Malaysia as Nora Noel Jill Bennett. She was an actress and writer, known for For Your Eyes Only (1981), The Nanny (1965) and Moulin Rouge (1952). She was married to John Osborne and Willis Hall. She died on October 4, 1990 in Kensington, London,...

5. Julian Garner

Actor | Muriel's Wedding

Julian Garner was born on October 1, 1970 in Penang, Malaysia. He is known for his work on Muriel's Wedding (1994), Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995) and Top of the Lake (2013).

6. Min Chen Lin

Actress | Gau geung ching dou foo

Min Chen Lin was born on June 1, 1990 in Penang, Malaysia. She is an actress, known for Vampire Cleanup Department (2017), The Fatal Raid (2019) and Prince of Wolf (2016).

7. Irene Ng

Actress | The Joy Luck Club

Irene Ng was born on July 30, 1974 in Penang, Malaysia as Sze Ng. She is an actress, known for The Joy Luck Club (1993), The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo (1996) and All My Children (1970). She has been married to David John Rosa since July 26, 2008.

8. Nicholas Gecks

Actor | Mutant Chronicles

Nicholas Gecks was born on January 9, 1952 in Penang, Malaysia. He is an actor and writer, known for Mutant Chronicles (2008), The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1982) and Doctor Who (2005).

9. Ah-Niu

Actor | Chu lian hong dou bing

Ah-Niu was born on August 31, 1976 in Butterworth, Penang, Malaysia as Kheng Seong Tan. He is an actor, known for Ice Kacang Puppy Love (2010), The Golden Couple (2012) and Girls' Generation (2016). He was previously married to Hsiang-Chi Shui.

10. P. Ramlee

Actor | Madu tiga

Malaysia's most beloved and versatile entertainer received his early education in Sekolah Melayu Kampung Jawa and then the Francis Light School. During the Japanese Occupation he worked in a tin factory and attended a school set up by the Japanese navy, where he learned Japanese songs. In 1945 he ...

11. Adrian Teh

Producer | Paskal: The Movie

Born in the beautiful Penang, a little island in Malaysia - Adrian unlike many of his peers has chosen to take the road less traveled. At the tender age of 15, he went to watch Godzilla on the big screens and little did he know that very movie would ignite the spark in a boy to become a renowned ...

13. Ching Miau Lim

Actress | Firefly

Ching Miau Lim was born on May 7, 1982 in Penang, Malaysia. She is an actress, known for Firefly (2013), Ice Kacang Puppy Love (2010) and Yasmine (2014).

14. Chee Kong Cheah

Writer | The Kitchen Musical

CheeK is a creative professional with vast experience in entertainment, films and television production in Asia. Beginning his career with the former Singapore Broadcasting Corporation, he went on to be the Creative Director (channel and brand) for major entertainment events and companies like MTV ...

15. M. Zain

Actor | Nasib Si Labu Labi

M. Zain was born in 1921 in Penang, Malaysia as Mohamad Zain bin Shariff. He was an actor, known for Nasib Si Labu Labi (1963), Pilih Menantu (1963) and Nujum pak belalang (1959). He died on January 31, 1967 in Singapore.

17. Linda Schragger

Actress | City Homicide

Linda Schragger was born on October 29, 1966 in Penang, Malaysia as Linda Li-Juan. She is an actress, known for City Homicide (2007), Crime & Punishment (2015) and Sucker (2015).

19. Ashley Jackson

Art Department | Heartbeat

Ashley Jackson was born on October 22, 1940 in Penang, Malaysia. He is known for his work on Heartbeat (1992), Last of the Summer Wine (1973) and Cryer's Crackers (1994).

20. Swee Chai Ang

Self | To Singapore, with Love

Swee Chai Ang was born in Penang, Malaysia. She was previously married to Francis Khoo.

21. Thuan Chye Kee

Actor | Anna and the King

Thuan Chye Kee was born on May 25, 1954 in Penang, Malaysia. He is an actor, known for Anna and the King (1999), Snipers (2001) and Sell Out! (2008).

22. Imuda

Actor | Mendam berahi

Imuda was born in 1961 in Penang, Malaysia as Abdul Rahim bin Muda. He is an actor, known for Mendam berahi (2002), Sumpahan puaka (2011) and Mat gelap (1990).

23. Sandy Gall

Actor | Faith

Sandy Gall was born on October 1, 1927 in Penang, Malaysia as Henderson Alexander Gall. He is an actor, known for Faith (1994), Star Games (1978) and ITV News (1955).

24. Abin Fang

Soundtrack | Pan shou lien ren

Abin Fang was born on July 17, 1977 in Penang, Malaysia as Jhung Bin Fong.

25. Sidi Oraza

Actor | Sayang Salmah

Sidi Oraza was born on October 31, 1965 in Air Itam, Penang, Malaysia as Syed Osman bin Syed Rashtan. He is an actor, known for Sayang Salmah (1995), Suci dalam debu (1992) and Bayangan maut (1990).

27. Janet Khoo

Actress | Lurah dendam

Janet Khoo was born in 1972 in Penang, Malaysia. She is an actress, known for Lurah dendam (1996), Paloh (2003) and Putera (1995).

29. Aswad Abdullah Sani

Production Manager | R3mbat

10 years of combined experience in studio/location shoots, broadcast programming, production troubleshooting, marketing, promotional planning and contract negotiation. Having a solid network of film industry contacts and up-to-date knowledge of industry trends, events, and key film festivals.

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30. Drew MacIver

Actor | The Wish

Drew MacIver was born on August 23, 1970 in Penang, Malaysia. He is an actor and writer, known for The Wish (2012), Mortal Kombat: The Live Tour (1996) and Bound by Blood (2007).

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